Dwayne Gretzky

Radar: Dwayne Gretzky does Fleetwood Mac, Public Art in Cities Around the World, carried away on the crest of a wave

MUSIC | Dwayne Gretzky Does Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
Couldn't get tickets to the Fleetwood Mac concert tonight? This is just as good. Young Lions Music Club presents a special performance by Dwayne Gretzky, Toronto's greatest cover band, playing Fleetwood Mac's Rumours album in full. Just a few blocks away from the band's sold out concert, Dwayne Gretzky will take the stage at the same time as the band, putting a youthful and crowd-pleasing spin on the legendary 1977 album. Tickets are available at Soundscapes, Rotate This and online through Ticketfly.
The Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West) 9PM $20

COMMUNITY | Evergreen Innovation Talks: Public Art in Cities Around the World
Evergreen's weekly Innovation Talks continue with special notice being given to art in public spaces. Looking at successes of public art around the world, the panelists will discuss the plausibility of incorporating public art in Toronto's Lower Don Greenway in the same manner. This week's topic involves moderator Andrew Davies speaking with John K. Grande, curator of Earth Art, artist Patrick Thompson, writer and media artist Wanda Nanibush and partner of K/R Architects Terry Riley. Can't contribute to the conversation in person? Follow along with the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #InnovationTalks.
Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue) 7PM $10

ART | Art from the Unexpected
Unexpected artists present their creative works at Steam Whistle Brewing in an event where 20 industry leaders in various fields become the creative minds. Having created original art pieces for the show, these typically business-minded folks present their creations at Art from the Unexpected, a charity event supporting SKETCH, an organization introducing arts to homeless and street youth. A silent auction, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are included in the evening, which features works by the CEOs and presidents of companies like Edelman and Scotiabank. See the creativity that can be unleashed from even the most practical minds at AFTU tonight.
Steam Whistle Brewing (255 Bremner Boulevard) 6PM $100

THEATRE | carried away on the crest of a wave
The 2004 tsunami connects three characters around the world, from Thailand to India to the U.S., as it tears families apart, killing hundreds of thousands. carried away on the crest of a wave is the first piece by playwright David Yee for Tarragon Theatre and it previews tonight at the theatre under the direction of Nina Lee Aquino. The impact of a singular natural disaster on individual lives is explored onstage at the premiere with Kawa Ada, Ash Knight, Richard Lee, John Ng, Mayko Nguyen and Richard Zeppieri playing characters working and living in the Thai sex trade, religious Indian communities, Malaysian fishing villages and the American suburbs. The show opens for a month-long engagement on April 24th.
Tarragon Theatre (30 Bridgman Avenue) 8PM $24 general, $21 student

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